Design Pattern as a Practical Tool for Designing Adaptive Interactions Connecting Human and Social Robots

  • Ke Ma
  • Jing CaoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 903)


We demonstrated the design pattern as a practical design method utilized for designing adaptive human-robot interaction for social robots. Our research distilled a pattern library to instruct designers and practitioners how to construct compound interaction patterns with interaction blocks. We also devised an iterative framework to investigate the implementation of interaction patterns in the workflow of intelligent robot systems. The authors developed a slew of social robots applying design pattern in adaptive HRI design and prototyping to showcase the advantages and outcomes.


Adaptive Human-robot interaction Design pattern Social robots 



This research is supported by Shanghai Summit Discipline in Design (DB18116) and research project of Intelligent medical service design strategy for elderly cognitive behavior promotion (1400219033).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Design and Innovation, Tongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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